John has been the Managing Partner at Pitmans LLP since 2015, overseeing a firm of 200 people. The role involves achieving growth targets for the firm within a client focused culture. Before becoming Managing Partner, John was head of the corporate team at Pitmans from 2000 to 2007 working on MBO’s, MBI’s, corporate M&A and AIM IPO’s and building the team to 6 partners and 15 staff. From 2007 he retained his partnership at Pitmans but was mainly engaged as a partner in Epi-V LLP, a private equity fund specialising in oil and gas technology investment. John has also acted as an NED/NEC for technology and medical companies.
A graduate of the University of Victoria, British Columbia, John qualified with Martineau Johnson solicitors; Wragge & Co, Birmingham; Cole & Cole, Oxford. Joined Pitmans in 1994.